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Booms and BustsThe FedInflation
The Fed claims 2 percent inflation promotes "price stability." However, that policy also causes the boom-and-bust cycle, which is anything but stable.
The FedInflationProgressivismGold StandardMonetary Theory
The current bout of inflation is the latest disaster in a string of disasters caused by government debasement of once sound money.
The FedMonetary Policy
Standard economic theory states that as an economy grows, the money supply should grow with it. Appealing to the Austrian tradition, Frank Shostak shows that belief is mistaken.
The FedInflationMonetary Policy
While officials in the White House, Treasury, and the Fed give the appearance of being in control, but in truth, they cannot undo the damage they have done.
Adherents of the famous Phillips curve believe there is a permanent tradeoff between inflation and unemployment. This is mistaken.
Economic PolicyThe FedInflationStrategy
The Fed's suppression of interest rates in the USA didn't just affect this nation's economy. It also drove investors to seek higher interest rates in questionable investments.
Booms and BustsThe FedInflationBusiness Cycles
Paul Krugman recently argued that the Federal Reserve can engineer a "soft landing" for the economy as it tries to deal with inflation. Such a view ignores economic realities.
Booms and BustsCentral BanksThe FedInflation
The Fed’s tampering with market signals undermines the process of wealth generation, thereby exerting an upward pressure on the time preference interest rate and the market interest rate.
Biden has declared that the USA has "zero inflation" at present. Austrian economists say, "Not so fast."
Economic FreedomThe FedMonetary Policy
For all of the talk about "our democracy," there is a better way to protect the lives and property of people than just electing politicians. It is called sound money.